Sports And Games from Robert Wright Books, ABAC / ILAB

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(Tokyo): Japan Publications, Inc., (1976). First edition. Quarto, orange cloth, pp. 296; profusely illustrated. Small stain at fore edge of first three leaves, bookplate roughly removed from front free endpaper, with remanants and partially exposing previous owner's name beneath, else very good in a lightly edge worn dust jacket, both corners of the front flap are clipped. Heavy book… Read more
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Ontario Decoys. Some Carvers and Regional Styles.

by GATES, B. [Bernie].

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Published
1982
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9780969118602
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[Kingston?: self published, The Upper Canadian], 1982. First edition. , 1982. 27 x 21 cm, green card covers with map endpapers, pp. 176; illustrated in black and white. Letter laid in from the Office of the Reeve, Township of Pittsburgh, presenting the book to a benefacor of the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum. Covers are rubbed and worn along edges,… Read more
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Four Years in Paradise

by Johnson, Osa. Foreword by Mary Zeiss Stange.

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9780811731300
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.: (Mechanicsburg): Stackpole Books, (2004). First of this edition. Trade paperback format, pp. xii, 13- 345; illustrated. A volume fromm the publisher's Sisters of The Hunt series, reprinting classic hunting titles written by women. Fine..
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Trails of Enchantment.

by Brandreth, Paul. Foreword by Robert Wegner. Afterword by Mary Zeiss Stange.

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9780811728089
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(Mechanicsburg): Stackpole Books, (2003). First of this edition. Trade paperback format, pp. xxxi, 322. illustrated. A volume fromm the publisher's Sisters of The Hunt series, reprinting classic hunting titles written by women. Fine..
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Nimrod's Wife.

by Seton, Grace Gallatin; (Seton-Thompson, Grace Gallatin). Foreword by Mary Zeiss Stange.

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2004
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9780811731393
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(Mechanicsburg): Stackpole Books, (2004). First of this edition, 2004. Trade paperback format, pp. xiv, then unpaginated; illustrations and decorations, A volume fromm the publisher's Sisters of The Hunt series, reprinting classic hunting titles written by women. Fine..
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On The Gorilla Trail.

by Bradley, Mary Hastings. Foreword by Mary Zeiss Stange.

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Published
2005
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9780811732062
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.: (Mechanicsburg): Stackpole Books, (2005). First of this edition., 2005. Trade paperback format, pp. xx, (270). illustrated. A volume fromm the publisher's Sisters of The Hunt series, reprinting classic hunting titles written by women. Fine..
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New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1912. First edition. 7 1/2 x 5 1/8", light brown cloth attractively blocked in gold, black, white and blue-green. Merchant's rubber-stamped address on endpapers, covers lightly rubbed, else very good. No dust jacket..
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$110.00
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Mrs. Pottleton's Bridge Parties.

by TUITE, Hugh.

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London: Geoffrey Bles, (1926). First edition. Octavo, maroon cloth, pp. vi, [9]- 156; illustrated with diagrams and amusing scenes of players. Attractive period book, with the play of the games within the story. Endpapers and page edges darkened, bookseller's period label affixed to paste-down endpaper, covers unevenly faded with spatter to rear cover, gilt lettering on spine is dull. A… Read more
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Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook.

by BERMINGHAM, E.H. Editor.

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London: George Bell & Sons, Ltd., 1929. Reprint of the revised edition of 1915. Octavo, blue cloth, pp. xxiii, 543; illustrated with diagrams. This edition also has the chief variations from Staunton's Chess Praxis, and many [then] recent analyses and examples from modern master-play. Previous owner's gift inscription to front paste-down endpaper, very slight fraying to spine ends and corner… Read more
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(N.p: N.p, N.d). First edition. Quarto, blue cloth, pp. (79); illustrated. Fine (no dust jacket)..
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A Mixed Double.

by AUSTIN, H.W.[Bunny] & Phyllis Konstam.

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London: Chatto & Windus, (1969). First edition. Octavo, teal blue boards, pp. 264; illustrated. Review copy, with the Canadian distributor's slip laid in. Austin was a tennis player, a Davis Cup winner. Konstam, his wife, was an actress who appeared both on film and on stage. A very good copy, in a slightly worn, price-clipped, very good dust jacket..
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Chess of To-day. [Today].

by EMERY, Alfred.

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London: Frank Hollings, 1924. Small octavo, flexible cloth covers, pp. iv, (109), + [4] ads. Short tear in margin of contents page, covers rubbed, base of spine bumped and a little frayed, else about a very good copy..
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Philadelphia: John C. Winston, (N.d). Octavo, gilt-stamped brown faux velvet, pp.vi, 236; illustrated with diagrams. Attractive period book. Some wear to gilt and covers, else very good..
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Skate With Me.

by SCOTT, Barbara Ann.

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Garden City: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1950. First edition. Octavo, grey cloth, pp. 159; numerous illustrations. Autobiography of the famous Canadian ice skater. Child's colourful bookplate on front free endpaper, else very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with toning and several small edge chips. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector..
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She Skated into Our Hearts.

by (SCOTT, Barbara Ann). Moore, Cay.

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1948). First edition. 8vo., blue cloth, pp. 117; illustrated. Non-authorial inscription on endpaper, paperclip has left its impression on first several pages, tip of one corner of the covers is rubbed bare, else a very good copy, in a dust jacket with small edge chips and tears. A nice copy..
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Rate Yor Own Chess.

by BLOSS, F. Donald.

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9780442008291
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1972). First edition. Oblong octavo, pictorial boards, pp. 205; illustrated. Slight wear to edges of covers, otherwise very good. No dust jacket..
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Common Sense Contract Bridge.

by WORK, Milton C.

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Philadelphia: John C. Winston, (N.d). Octavo, blue patterned cloth, pp.xii, 369; illustrated with diagrams. Attractive period book. Creasing to rear endpaper, some darkening to lightly soiled page edges, light bump to one corner of covers, else very good in a chipped, internally mended dust jacket. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector..
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Captain of England.

by WRIGHT, Billy.

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London: Stanley Paul, (1950). Second printing. Foxing to top edge, o/w a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket..
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British Mountaineers.

by SMYTHE, F.S.

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London: William Collins, 1942. First edition. A volume in the "Britain in Pictures" series. Evidence of bookplate removal on pastedown, top edge faintly foxed, edges of the fragile boards rubbed, else a very good clean copy in dust jacket, just slightly torn at the head of the spine..
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"Dame Curtsey's" Book of Guessing Contests.

by GLOVER, Ellye Howell.

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1925. Reprint. Small octavo, boards backed in red cloth, pp. x, 138. Name on endpaper, bumps to lower edges of covers, else very good in a dust jacket lacking pieces from the spine ends [1" gone at base] and corners..
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